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(6) Women are expected to avoid the deprecatory pronouns, such as ore and boku, and to exhibit a good demeanor.
Away from business, Dr Shannon's highlights included the 'Lou and Jimmy Show.' Dr Lou Catania and Dr Jimmy Bartlett hosted one of the Special Sessions in the 1,700-seater auditorium and Dr Catania opened with a deprecatory, "The only thing worse than an old man reminiscing is two old men reminiscing." Dr Catania then proceeded, along with Dr Bartlett, to entertain the packed audience for two hours, taking them on a journey from the 1970's to the present day, with a call to action for American ODs in their therapeutic work: "Don't be timid about using steroids."
Public figures can offer themselves as the target of deprecatory humor in order to demonstrate a good sense of humor (Chang & Gruner, 1981; Hackman, 1988).
A very popular British singer called Lonnie Donegan made a cover version which started with an amusing, short, monologue about the battle and, partly because of the self deprecatory humour for which we are famous, it was a huge hit.
Therefore, if they use deprecatory language regarding LGB people, they are not acting in a manner of a social worker (Canda & Furman, 1999; Todd & Coholic, 2007).
No man is perfect but, as a Muslim, the author is eloquent about the merits of the deceased and deprecatory of their flaws - for they must have possessed their share of faults.
Glitz makes the point in the first chapter, for example, that it is important to distinguish the deprecatory modern conception of "Victorian" from its earliest usage but fails to explain why this is vital in the context of the family chronicle.
Since contemporary artists, cognizant of the socially critical legacy of the avant-garde, more readily align themselves with a culture of dissent than with any positions implying esteem for the status quo, it is not surprising that the employment of science and technology in the manipulation of nature should today be most often addressed by art in apprehensive if not outright deprecatory tones.
Greene notes that Mina Benson Hubbard, despite her deprecatory remarks about her own abilities, nevertheless corrected earlier inaccuracies and errors in mapping that existed in A.P.
Leon Litvack has recently noted the mixed air of these pieces and the frequent presence of "deprecatory Irish stereotypes." Dickens himself, though he endorsed them and in a measure is responsible, appears to have taken no hand in the writing.
Horwitz introduces us to the word and idea of "farb," a deprecatory term meaning fake or not hardcore, as related to Civil War reenactments.
I heard Coleman's deprecatory remark about money often repeated by panelists and attendees.
This collection vigorously counteracts the homophobia and sexism as well as the deprecatory responses to Lowell's visceral presence that have characterized much criticism to date.
Merton did write about his life in the monastery and the search for contemplation with a deprecatory style that engaged the reader in his search.
The "fastest girl in town" (59) label accentuates and casts a deprecatory shadow onto Billie Delia's racial otherness, and she eventually leaves Ruby.